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Nov 26, 2009 5:00pm EST
and shakers of the united states of america. that is why i am here. that is why i am doing this luncheon. i feel like -- the gratitude is out of this world right now for having me do this. it really quick, i want to thank everybody for this honor. i want to thank you for inviting me to speak. the recorders of the industry and all of the change agents, you, the press, has a very special responsibility, and that is to be a mirror for us to see ourselves, our community, our country, and the rest of the world, and a truly respect the rule that you play in our system. i am sure that many of you are asking why would i want to speak at the national press club in washington, d.c., and why would they invite me? i make my living by stringing together verses or playing a part in some movie or television series that you may all have seen, "law and order," by the way. what would ludacris have to say? what would i have to say about leadership? i am going to say a lot of different things, so take what i say a word for word. you wonder if i plan to run for office, maybe for president in 2012. you do not ha
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Nov 29, 2009 6:00am EST
militants who could go violent. we don't have that type of a threat in the united states, but we do have one, i mean, that's pretty obvious and i think we have taken a little bit too lightly, the dangers of islamic militant propaganda in the united states. the extent to which mosques in the united states can reinforce that-- these attitudes. so, it is something that requires a lot more effort, i think, on the part of the bureau. >> what are the triggering episodes that inspire a young, young muslim americans to go over to al-qaeda? and i'm thinking in particular of this recent somali episode because it seems to some of them were radicalized, if that's the right word, by the invasion of ethiopia of somalia in 2007 which the united states supported. can it be just one event just like that? yes, i mean, there are many factors that obviously come into play and there have been some excellent studies looking islamic militants, particularly those affiliated in europe, and you do tend to see a pattern and that first of all, there tends to be, there's something deeply personal that strikes the believ
Nov 4, 2009 12:00pm EST
's making the choice for you. the u.s. -- the united states, america, is the world's largest economy. it's three times larger than our closest competitor, japan. and it's larger than the economies of japan, china, germany, and great britain combined. and we got there through innovation. we got there through choice. we got there through competition. we got there through individual initiative and responsibility. not government control and management. as we have seen time after time, when you substitute a government controlled and run program for individual choice, the cost goes up, the quality goes down. and when it comes to health care, there's nothing more important than quality and choice. given the choice, i'll always place my faith in the individual not the government and this time is no different. no different with the credit card legislation, no different with the health care legislation. mr. chairman, let me conclude by saying many of my colleagues in this body, both republicans and democrats, are going to come in and they are going to vote for this legislation today. they are goin
Nov 27, 2009 10:00am EST
will also talk about the growth of islamic radicalism within the united states. all those topics and your calls, starting tomorrow at 7:00. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] . >> here is what is ahead. next, a look at the history of the atomic bomb. then a panel discussion on global security after the fall of the berlin wall. later, a review of the 2008 elections. saturday, a look back at the cuban missile crisis with former kennedy advisers ted sorensen and karaoke secret have war threats been over hyped in the post cold-war world? a university of virginia panel on how the political process has been affected by the internet. and facebook founder chris hughes on how social networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> on this vote, the yeahs are 60, the nays are 39. the motion is agreed to. >> with that vote, the senate moves the health care bill to the floor. starting monday and through december, follow the entire debate, and how the bill would affect access to medical care,
Nov 17, 2009 12:00pm EST
of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. . -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentlelady from arizona rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. kirkpatrick: mr. speaker, on november 5, a university held their symposium dedicated to issues on homeland security on its prescott, arizona, campus. unfortunately, the house held votes that day and i could not attend, but i heard it was a fantastic event. this year's theme was challenges for homeland security in the 21st century, and panelists from the f.b.i., the c.i.a. and t.s.a., the arizona department of public safety, and from the worlds of academia, among other places. topics covered a wide range of issues such as sipersecurity, public-private partnerships -- cybersecurity, public-private partnerships and coordination between local and federal law enforcement. i congratulate the faculty at the camp
Nov 18, 2009 12:00pm EST
, opening up new opportunities for u.s. workers here in the united states of america which is exactly what is being said to president obama as he meets in korea at this moment with their leadership. with president lee and others. so i think that we need to have our attention in this congress focused on the priorities -- the priorities the american people have. fire fighting is very, very important. but again this measure will pass if not unanimously narrowly unanimously and it will do so and i hope get the resources to ensure that we never have the loss of life like those of captain hall and others. but i know from having spoken to their families, mr. speaker, that they believe that the absolutely essential for us to encourage private sector job creation and economic growth and that's why i'm talking about this priority that needs to be addressed here. now, mr. speaker, i'm going to urge my colleagues to defeat the previous question as we move ahead. why? because the issue of reading legislation is another very, very important one that is before us. there is a bipartisan proposal launched
Nov 28, 2009 6:00am EST
. in each administration that you work worked, the united states had a difficult time coming up with what phillip zelikow calls a new master script for american fortune policy. if you look at the events, the collapse of the wall and attacks of 9/11, the government did a pretty decent job in the kind of tactical response and cleanup to the immediate after mamath in b situations in terms of unification of germany and germany within nato and after 9/11 in terms of the invasion of afghanistan. where things started to get maybe shaky was in the longer-term plan. in terms of the bush administration 34 did have a doctrine after, a while afternoon 9/11 by the fall of 2002 that seemed to guide things and seemed to be problematic. walter slocombe has discussed how the one strategy the clinton administration did have that was kind of long term led to poor results. eric adelman has made the case that the d.g.p. was a success and guided the administration but as hesitanted at by the questions this morning perhaps part of that focus of that document blinded us to the rise of radical islam and terrorism
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
trafficking is actually done out of the prison system in the united states. particularly the california prison system. and he mentioned one prison, pelican bay, in specific. and then i came back, and i found that there are all these cell phones in prisons which enables a group, name live the mexican mafia, to essentially use cell phones to give directives right out of prisons on hits, on territories, on dealers, and i think this is a very serious thing. i've introduced legislation that would make cell phones contraband in federal prisons with possession punishable by up to an additional year in prison. what do you think of this? what are you doing? it is a real problem, mr. attorney general. >> it is a real problem, senator. i had experience with that when i was the united states attorney here in washington, d.c. rapel edmonds was convicted, sent to jail and continued to run his drug enterprise from prison, was convicted again for that. the maintenance of cell phones in prison, i think, is unacceptable and i think we have to find ways in which we conif i skate them. you're right, they ought to
Nov 24, 2009 6:00pm EST
threat to the united states. >> woodruff: we heard the president say today when the american people hear our rationale, we think they will come along. >> maybe. >> woodruff: that's what he made. >> maybe. a lot of that has to do with the perception of whether the united states can win there and people don't judge the military situation very well. and whether the afghanistan... the people in after dan stan... the afghanistan government can succeed after we've left. there are a a lot of doubts on the part of the public about that. >> woodruff: josh gerstein, pull some of this together. what are the political forces out there weighing on the president? >> here's what i think the basic problem is. it is that we may know by 2011 or 2012 whether the decision the president is about to announce is a success. we may know whether there's better traction for the u.s. mission in afghanistan. we're probably not going to know about the time members of congress face re-election in november of next year. in fact, not all the troops that the president is expected to send there will even be in country by
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
full circle to what we're doing here today in this important g-8 in the capital of the united states. i feel that a failure to articulate a meaningful, a global jewish identity is the biggest threat currently facing the jewish people. [applause] i want to see our people united, joined by global destiny and mission. a small people, but one that is influential and critical to civilization. we are all here today because ugc, the jewish federations of north america, had created a remarkable network with another organization where we can have communications about identity globally and envision tomorrow and create a stronger jewish future. when we do we can deal with the gall stones -- lies and forgeries. i think in this city they are fond of the expression "yes, we can," but this will take board. do not let this be simply a place for schmooze and catch up with friends and colleagues. we have a larger agenda to address. we must be a think tank to create a vision of jewish people for this century. we're here to create a division. who could have imagined that the jew would one day run at one of
Nov 5, 2009 12:00pm EST
. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this vote the -- the yeas are 233. the speaker pro tempore: the resolution is adopted. without objection, the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the speaker: the house -- the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk will read. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, madam. i have the honor to transmate here with a copy of a letter received from kathy mitchell, head of the elections commission of the california elections offer, and according to the returns of the special election on november 3, 2009, john garamendi was elected to the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? one moment, please. clerk will resume. the clerk will resume. the clerk: indicating t
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Nov 20, 2009 3:00pm EST
in the united states, and there is no need to burden women with unnecessary testing. others say it is a bad thing because it will lead in essence to health care rationing. >> and gynecologists are doing too many basic tests, that is the problem that should be addressed, not getting rid of the screening tests. do not throw the baby out with the bathwater. >> it sounds like dr. siegel is saying that more women will die as a result of these new guidelines. does that worry you? for >> that is not the case at all. as he said himself, 80% of cervical cancers are in developing countries, not here in united states. that is because it is women who do not get a test in five years or have never had one -- those are the populations that we worry about. rick: james, thanks very much. this leads us to our question of the day at our website, he's not here today, but he is on line of toys. people today -- you can go on to our website and have your say. we will look at the results a little bit later. we will also hear a little bit later from our fox news medical 18. that is coming up a lit
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
. the united states will host the apec summit in hawaii. >>> some guantanamo bay detainees could be transferred to this prison in northern illinois. two obama administration officials tell cnn federal officials will visit the thompson correctional center tomorrow, it's about 150 miles west of chicago. illinois governor pat quinn described the prison as state of the art and virtually empty. the obama administration promised to close guantanamo by january 22nd, but it's having trouble meeting that deadline. >> we now know, after many months in office, that there aren't nations out there who are going to take these 200 or so detainees left if guantanamo so the idea of relocating these prisoners in the united states is a reality that the obama administration is confronting. >> a republican lawmaker from chicago is already saying that would invite terrorist attacks on illinois. an obama administration official says the prison would be even more secure than the nation's only supermax prison. >>> police in north carolina have charged the mother of a missing 5-year-old girl with human trafficking. anto
Nov 7, 2009 6:30pm EST
to represent his family, his church, and the state of utah, and the united states of america. >> reporter: a senior fbi official tells nbc news that a search of nidal malik hasan's e-mails, computers, and phone records has turned up nothing that would change the original assessment that he acted alone. investigators also found no notes or videos left behind by hasan. as the investigation into the shooting continues, a question has been raised about whether some of the victims were hit by friendly fire, given the number of wounds and shots reported. >> it's difficult for me to conceive of one man, an inexpert man, wielding two pistols, changing magazines to fire 100 shots with nothing further happening. >> reporter: the military though denies the friendly fire allegations. amid concerns that muslim-americans might now face a backlash as seen on this sign outside ft. hood, president obama in his internet address spoke about the value of diversity in the military. >> there are christians and muslims, jews and hindus, and nonbelievers thp they a er nonbelievers. they reflect the disveversity
Nov 30, 2009 4:00pm EST
service and the united states attorney in that area. >> just a follow-up on april's questi question. >> her question was a follow-up. >> a triple follow on, the social office knows the list -- >> sheryl -- >> they would have overheard the couple announce themselves and it wouldn't have required a phone call. it wouldn't have -- they would have flagged it right away. would it not -- >> if the couple wouldn't have come it wouldn't have required a phone call. >> that's true, too. >> i understand, and -- and generally when people have questions, sheryl when you have a question, april, when you have a question, i don't have to be there in person to answer your question despite the fact that you may announce your question. generally you can pick up the telephone and reach me right there in my office. >> the press secretary robert gibbs getting pounded with some serious questions there. let's bring in our senior white house correspondent ed henry once again. ed, you had your own questions for the press secretary. were they answered? >> reporter: well, not exactly. i mean, what you heard ro
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Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
. at the conclusion of this soundbite, you will hear for the first time the president of the united states warning of a double-dip recession in the united states. listen. >> there may be some tax provisions that can encourage businesses to hire sooner rather than sitting on the sidelines so we're taking a look at those. i think it is important, though, to recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt even in the midst of this recovery, that at some point people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy in a way that could actually lead to a double-dip recession. brian: i think it also shows his impatience with the fact that the hiring is not coming back as quick. the unemployment number is higher than anyone projected. and on top of that he's saying, look, i see the polls, i see what happened two weeks ago. america is concerned about our national credit card. member deficits don't matter. clearly it does matter. gretchen: in both virginia and new jersey both of those states went to republican governors. the number one concern from voters at the exit polls was the economy by a huge margin so a lo
Nov 15, 2009 7:00am EST
tourism to his home state. the united states will host the apec summit in hawaii in 2011. president says he'll explore with the other leaders decked out in flowered shirts and grass skirts. >>> some guantanamo bay detainees could be transferred to this prison in northern illinois. two obama administration officials tell cnn they will visit the thompson correctional center tomorrow, 15 miles west of chicago. illinois governor designed the prison as state-of-the-art and virtually empty. the obama administration promised to close guantanamo by january 22nd, but it's having trouble meeting that deadline. >>> we now know after many months in office that there aren't nations out there who will take the 200 detainees or so left in guantanamo. so the idea of relocating these prisoners in the united states is a reality that the obama administration is confronting. >> a republican lawmaker from chicago is already saying that would invite terrorist attacks on illinois. and obama administration officials said the prison would be even more secure than the nation's only supermax prison. >>> police in
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Nov 18, 2009 9:00am EST
of the detainees who are drank russ and remain dangerous to the united states but can't be tried, that has slowed down the process, and for the first time, acknowledged that he is going to miss the deadline that, privately, white house aides have been suggesting for about a month or so would be missed but in that respect, the president said he told the country guantanomo will remain open, and by unable to say when it will be closed it could be open for most of 2010, which would be to a certain degree undercut what the president thought he would gain by closing guantanomo, which is a better reputation for the united states dealing with human rights. alyson: major, in a few moments we will go back to eric holder speaking about khalid sheik mohammed. did you have a chance to speak to the president about that trial specifically? alisyn: not directly, but the president said something interesting in the course of explaining what will happen to the detainees still at guantanomo. he said some will come to the united states and some will be convicted, which is something that is a bill odd for someone who
Nov 10, 2009 1:00pm EST
in the united states. there is the platform the presidential seal will be placed their shortly. the fbi and army and texas rangers continue to gather information on the attack. nidal malik hasan allegedly opened fire with two handgunsri deployment overseas. how will victims are honored today? >> reporter: we'll hear a roll call for victims and president barack obama in his remarks today will honor each victim individually and other speakers today include lieutenant general cone and also general george casey. they'll be speaking. part of this memorial service today if we look inside you can see where the stage is set up. there's a large american flag draped in front of the building. people had been coming in. security is very tight, chuck. they have erected these storage containers around the perimeter of the field so that they can check every person coming in and they describe the security as like when you go through an airport screener. that certainly is at a premium right now even though this is a military installation because the president is here and other top officials are here. they want t
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Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
, there is no references to the con fed der rats or southerners, it was an effort god look over the entire united states. there is lines about binding up the wounds of the nation. great effort at healing after this horrific war. ainsley: he thought the country needed thanksgiving. >> thought the country needed it very much. historically, of course, we need thanksgiving in bad times. and we need it to celebrate the things we have in good times. clayton: what do you think he would most want americans to think about this morning if he were president of the united states right now given this turmoil we are currently going through. what sort of things we want americans to think about on this thanksgiving? >> it's interesting you ask that, because it n. his first thanksgiving proclamation just what he said, we are in the middle of this horrific war. in spite of that, we still have so many good things about america and some good things in our lives. i think today president lincoln would think exactly that same thing that we're involved in two wars abroad but still have good times here at home. clayton: he beli
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Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> in the name of the united states of america i christen the new york. brian: the idea to melt the steel from the collapsed world trade center towers and use it to make a naval ship came from the city's former governor, george pataki. >> we would be showing that new york is back strong. and the symbol of the freedom of our great people and our great country. >> in 2002 the knave yea long with the louisiana shipbuilders began inspecting the steel from the world trade center site that was removed from ground zero, then truck it had to a landfill in staton island. they found the steel was strong enough to be used for the stem of the massive ship and went to work. 7.5 tons was used to help build the bow of the 25,000-ton vessel. in august of 2005, shipbuilders were forced to take an unscheduled break. the incomplete vessel was anchored on the mississippi river just west of new orleans when hurricane katrina struck. the u.s.s. new york cost $1 billion to build, is 684 feet long and 105 feet wide it can carry a crew of 360 sailors and up to 800 marines who can be delivered to shore by helicopters a
Nov 24, 2009 12:35pm EST
're the laggard. the u.s. is different. >> rose: everybody wonders, they look at china and the united states and they wonder where the demand will come for all these chinese products and if it's not coming from the united states, what will be the impact of that and if it's coming from somewhere else, what will be the impact of it? >> well, the... i mean, the conventional wisdom is that the chinese economy is a bubble and we're in the stage where everybody knows about bubbles, everybody sees bubbles everywhere. they think china is a bubble. but i don't think so. and there are clear signs that domestic demand in china is picking up. so that chinese products, some of those chinese products that they were exporting to the rest of the world are going to be consumed internally in china. so the chinese economy is making the transition from being an export and investment-led economy to being a domestic demand driven economy. and that's global... >> rose: is it going to the point of being a demand driven economy? is it just taking the first few steps towards it? >> i'm not sure these exactly the righ
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Nov 7, 2009 10:00am EST
and women the finest fighting force on earth, that make the united states military the best the world has ever known, at a make all of us proud to be americans. rick: chris gutierrez is live at fort hood for us. good to see you. tell us more about the cop who is being called a hero today. >> rick, she's one of many men and women who stepped up and really their bravery speaks for itself. kimberly mone munley is a civiln police officer here on post. what she did, according to her supervisors, is kept this situation from escalating. her quick, swift actions probably saved the lives of so many people. remember, there were close to 400 soldiers inside that processing center when this chaos began. and she, while taking gun shots to other own body, managed to fire off several shots that hid nidal. here's what her manager, her boss, told me a few minutes ago. >> i don't think she quite grasped the action that she took saved a lot of people's lives. but that's the kind of person she is. we knew very early on in her tenure here that she was a special person, and that if we had an officer who happe
Nov 13, 2009 6:30pm EST
to go to their deaths at the hands of the united states and they won't cause all this ruckus in the system. prosecutors are counting on that to some degree. but they will have stand-by lawyers to raise some of issues, such as, after being wat waterboarded 183 times in a month, are you in your right mind to plead guilty? >> many tricky legal problems and a trial, as we say, going to get a lot of attention. all right, terry moran, thank you. >>> and today's decision will be the subject on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. among the guests, secretary of state hillary clinton and rudy giuliani. >>> former louisiana congress man william jefferson has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for his conviction on federal bribery charges. $90,000 wrapped in foil was found in jefferson's freezer, part of the half million dollars prosecutors say he used for using his influence to broker business deals in africa. >>> along the atlanta seaboard of the united states tonight, residents are dealing with an unwelcome visitor who won't go away. the remnants of tropical storm ida have broug
Nov 15, 2009 1:00pm EST
tourism to his home state. the united states will host the apec summit in hawaii in 2011. the host gets to dictate what the guests wear. the president says he looks forward to seeing the other leaders decked out. >>> some guantanamo bay detainees could be transferred to this prison in northern illinois. two obama administration official os tell cnn that federal officials will viz that thompson correctional center tomorrow about 150 miles west of chicago. described the president's state of the art and virtually empty. the obama administration promised to close guantanamo by january 22nd, but it's having trouble meeting that deadline. we now know after many months in office that there aren't nations out there going to take these 200 detainees or so left in guantanamo and the idea of relocating these prisoners in the united states is a reality that the oobama administration is confronting. >> a republican lawmaker from chicago is already saying that would invite terrorist attacks on illinois. and obama administration officials say a prison would be even more secure than the nation's only s
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Nov 7, 2009 4:00pm EST
is heading towards the united states. sit? well maybe not. domenica davis is live in the fox weather center with the answer. >> yeah, gregg. rainfall pushing into the gulf but as soon as tomorrow, two to four inches of rain through louisiana and arkansas that's what we'll see. this is going to cause some problems. these areas have seen a lot of rain. here is the latest advisory, one at 4:00 eastern time. category one hurricane by tomorrow and then it's going to weaken. it moves into the gulf. so again by tomorrow, we'll start to see the presence in the gulf and going to stay with us through much of the early part of the week. now to the pacific northwest we are dealing with a brand-new snowstorm that is moving in the cascades and oregon. you are going to be looking at significant snowfall. they will get the first snowfall of the season. in some places we could see over a foot. checking out all the latest and we'll let you know when the next advisory on ida comes in. >> gregg: thanks v. ♪ >> julie: american sflag flying over the navy's newest ship, u.s.s. new york. it was a homecoming of s
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Nov 11, 2009 11:00am EST
understand that being a former prosecutor. but the fact that we have someone in our united states military in contact with an al qaeda operative in yemen raises some serious flags in my judgment. and that's why i've called for hearings on the homeland security committee to get to the bottom of this. jane: you've been clear in saying you are not convinced if major hassan was acting alone. why do you have those concerns? >> well, we're not going to know until we get all the evidence in. but certainly when you have communications to countries like pakistan, to countries like yemen, where we know al qaeda exists, and i think what's going to be imperative here is that the f.b.i. not get shut down by the military and be allowed to pursue their counterterrorism investigation. if that is swept under the rug, and this is treated just as a simple murder case by the military and prosecuted only as a murder case, then the american people may never know what was motivated mr. hassan and the potential counter -- potential terrorist communications and organizations out there who may have been influencing
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Nov 26, 2009 11:00am EST
the united states. gregg: never heard of those folks? it turns out that they were not on the guest list, but the wannabees crashed the party anyway, and now the secret service is weighing in. wendell is live at the white house with more on this incredible story. how did this happen? >> the white house demands an investigation and the secret service is conducting one. a spokesperson says that the secret service has identified a checkpoint that did not follow proper procedures, as an understatement. the failure may have been called both secret service and white house staff. these checkpoints are usually manned or staffed by white house aides and secret service agents. the virginia couple would have had to convince the staffers that they have been inadvertently left off the list at the checkpoint and then the staff for had to convince the secret service it was ok to let them in. that said, there was no security threat. it appears that they did not get close to the president or first lady, but they did chop it up with president biden. -- vice president biden. gregg: why did they do it? >> t
Nov 6, 2009 1:00pm EST
in the united states without insurance. >> it's different economy. different cost structure. it does not in any way affect the standards of quality. >> there can be risks when seeking care abroad so says emery university's dr. john sweeney. >> the issue is follow-up and continuity of care that is going to be difficult to achieve. >> it's important to research the types of certifications both the hospital and the surgeon hold. patients should be prepared to pay out of pocket for complications that may arise when they return home. sweeney does note just because a hospital is outside u.s. borders doesn't mean it's bad. >> we tend to be very close minded and not realized that there's countries outside of the united states that do this as well as we do or better. >> as for sharon, she says all of the travel has been worth the cost savings. >> i work in a hospital institution. this is very well run. >> i'm dr. sanjay gupta. >>> back to our breaking story. a shooting at a high-rise office building in downtown orlando along i-4. eight people have been shot. we just learned that two people are dead. the
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Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
on the job there he wrote this resignation letter in protest of the united states' policy. today, he told fox news that he stepped down because he believes u.s. government is going about things in the wrong way in afghanistan. >> i came to realize lifning to a lot of people that we are immeasured in a civil war and we are only taking one side in the civil war. additionally the casualties we are taking, the people we are fighting are fighting us primarily because we are occupying them. they see us as encroaching into their valleys and villages and fighting us because of that. shepard: u.s. diplomat richard holbrook has told the "the washington post" that the administration took his resignation very seriously but did not agree with all of his views. this is america's election headquarters on election eve for many of you. president obama obviously not on the ballot this year but some experts say his presidency may be, many some ways. the president himself has been campaigning in a couple of key states. so, tell us what you think. are this year's contests a referendum on president obama? you can
Nov 24, 2009 12:00pm EST
. >> rose: everybody wonders they look at china and the united states and theyonder where the demand wilcome for all these chinese produc and if it' not cong from the united state at will be the imct of that and ift's coming fm someere else, what will be the impact ofit? >> well, the... i mean, the convential wisdom is that the chinese economy is bubble and we're in the stage where everybody knows about bubbles, evybody sees bubbles everhere. they thinkhina is a bube. but i don't think so. and there are clear signs at domest demand in china is picking up. so that chise products, some of those chinese pducts that they we exporting to the rt of theorld are going to be nsumed internally in china. the chinese economy is ming the transitionfrom being a port and iestment-led economy to bei a domestic demand dven economy. and that's global... >>ose: is it going to the point of bei a dand driven economy? is it just taking the first few steps tords it? >> i'm noture these exaly the right numbers but domestic demand amounted to 25% or 30% of grossomestic oduct. it's now this yeart will be up around 40
Nov 12, 2009 6:00pm EST
of the recent book "the fourth star: four generals and the epic struggle for the future of the united states army." greg jaffe, thank you for being with us. >> thanks. >> woodruff: why are all these recommendations on afghanistan being paid public. is this what the administration wants. >> i think that is probably the last thing that they want right now. but it's been a long, drawn-out process. it's a huge decision for this president and this administration. somewhat of a contentious process. i think there are strong feelings on both sides in terms of how many troops you should send, how long they should be there, what they should be doing. so just one of these natural kind of things that tends to happen in washington when you have competing bureaucracies, competing priorities, you tend to get a lot of leaks. >> woodruff: so it really is as messy as, i don't know, what adjective would you use, how would you describe the process? >> you know, it is certainly complicated. it has certainly gone on for a while. i don't know if messy is the right one to use am they do seem to be moving to a decis
Oct 31, 2009 11:00pm EDT
affects 1 in 91 children in the united states and 1 in 58 boyings. it is a national crisis. >> reporter: only 15 states require insurance companies to cover aba therapy. but with changes in national health care on the horizon families are hopeful that all states will have that requirement. >> the cost for each child is exorbitant. if you get them early intervention they can do better and function later in life. >> reporter: hundreds of teams helped push the amount raised to $800,000. it will go to autism speaks towards research, awareness, advocacy and family services. 9 news and moms like were sponsors. on the national mall, peggy fox, 9 news now and >>> tom and peggy were emcees tonight. you can find more information about autism speaks on moms like >>> and tomorrow's washington examiner the fbi is probing a publicly funded child care center in wheaton. read the full story in sunday's washington examiner. >>> a cooler sunday with more rain on the way. the forecast when we come back. stay with us. president obama: we are americans. we're a forward-looking
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Nov 28, 2009 12:00pm EST
. there she is with the president of the united states. russian officials are calling a train crash that killed 26 people an act of terrorism. meanwhile, a second less powerful bomb has exploded near the scene. no one was injured in that explosion. police suspect a crash which happened yesterday could be the result of a planned terrorist attack. the train defailed while travelling on a busy rail line between moscow and st. petersburg. the white house as released a statement says it's deeply saddened by the railroad accident and the terrible loss of lives and injuries. president obama will announce his afghanistan troop decision from west point on tuesday, but as the war in afghanistan drags on. are the mainstream media and some democrats growing a bit weary about all of this? joining us now is author, journalist and fox news contributor liz thank you for joining us here today. your thoughts how this is going to unfold both among the president's party faithful and the liberal media? >> yes, of the two phrases we've been hearing, brian, all week have been finishing the job, they have
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Nov 12, 2009 11:00am EST
that this is not an open- ended commitment by the united states. jon: and he has concerns about president karzai? >> the newly reelected president of afghanistan, yes, the president wants to know that karzai is ready to take over security for his country and root of corruption, even if it is in his own government. he wants evidence that things will improve. and this falls reports that the u.s. ambassador -- follows reports that the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan sent cables to washington and voicing concerns about sending more troops before the afghan government cleans up its act. jon: when do we expect an announcement? >> this decision about troop levels, right. not while he is overseas in asia. he is due back in washington november 19, one week before thanksgiving. he may make an announcement. we are not sure. but we know it may not be -- will not be well he is in asia -- will not be while he is in asia. jane: the flu vaccine is still difficult to get, and the death toll is higher than initially estimated. also, harris is watching the pictures out of boston. at least three are hurt after scaff
Nov 5, 2009 11:00pm EST
but it is a tropical system that may impact the united states next week. 50 degrees tomorrow, gusty winds. we will probably hit 70 degrees on monday before the next cold front arrives on tuesday. >> the high school football season gets set to finish. , next in sports. >> now, even sports with gerry sandusky. >> the last time the ravens faced the bangles, 120 yards rushing, the first running back in many games to earn that many yards. sunday, they get a chance to make good. as pete gilbert reports, that stops -- that starts with stopping him. >> the rate of only gave about 17 points to cincinnati the last time. even coming off of day win, the smiles disappeared. >> running the ball extremely hard. sometimes you have games like that. they took advantage. >> his revival wreaked havoc on more than just the ravens. the last time in baltimore, he shredded a very proud defense for 120 yards and a touchdown. how do they prevent a repeat on sunday in cincinnati? >> we have the players that have done it before so we have decided we have to work on technique and do those kind of things. that is what we
Nov 14, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >> the united states looks to strengthen old alliances and build new partnerships. of them he met with the royal family of japan and reached out to top business leaders, promising a new era of cooperation. after a stop in china, he is headed to south korea, where demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in afghanistan. before heading to china, the president promised to work with the new economic superpower, not try to contain it. >>> the u.s. army has ordered an investigation at arlington national cemetery. army secretary said it will look into the alleged loss of accountability of graves and poor record keeping. it reports reveal cemetery workers last year mistakenly buried cremated remains at a grave site that was already in use. the army also learned an unmarked grave was discovered back in 2003, the army says cemetery officials did not act on the matter until this year. >>> suicide among active duty troops are set to make a new record. the army says there have been 133 suicides this year, seven less than last year. the 133 suicides between january and octob
Nov 14, 2009 11:30pm EST
. >> united states will never waver speaking up for the fundamental values that we hold dear, including respect for religions and cultures of our project of all people. support for human rights and dignity is ingrained in america. about the president also met with the emperor and empress of japan. he will also meet the leaders of me and more and visit north korea. >>> a landscaper has died after an accident and that says that while trimming a tree branch with a chainsaw way lost control of the tool and fell about 30 feet from the latter. the homeowner called 911. the landscaper was pronounced dead at the scene. his name has not been released. >>> two firefighters suffered mir injuries fighting a house fire in northeast around 3:00 p.m. and the 1900 block of kearney street. it took firefighters about 80 minutes to put out the flames. everyone in the home got out. the firefighter suffered minor burns battling the blaze. >> it is inherently dangerous, and it is unfortunate that it happened. >> one firefighter was burned on the wrist, the other near his ear. a man was taken to the hospital
Nov 7, 2009 11:00pm EST
on his desk to sign. a live look at the united states house of representatives where democrats have passed that sweeping health reform legislation. to sports now. it is going to be tough for you to top that. >> that was monumental. the caps' win wasn't as monumental as that. the capitals made a huge statement proving they can win without three of their veterans, alex ovechkin, mike green and jeff schultz out with injuries. the role players unleashed the furies scoring five times in route to their second win in as many days. playing the panthers. in florida. caps trailing 3-2. the rookie comes away with the puck and jams it in for his first nhl goal. congrats to him. caps tie the game at 3. caps strike again. tom podi, matt bradley in front for quint loonk. he scores and gives the caps a 4-3 lead. he had swine flu and coming on strong. game tied at 4. mike knuble to nicholas backstrom. tries to wrap around. tomas flishman pokes in the rebound. the caps go on to win big'-4. >>> talk football now. on any given sunday upsets can happen. the redskins go into atlanta tomorrow as ten-point
Nov 14, 2009 6:00pm EST
of cooperation. >> the united states looks to strengthen all the alliances and build new partners with the nations of this region. >> mr. obama will head to south korea. demonstrators are already protesting against him and the war in afghanistan. >>> police releasing new information that that hope leads them to a missing college student. she's been missing more than a month now. >>> also, more long lines as w local parents try to protect their kids from the swine flu. we'll tell you about that. >>> good evening, ohio. that's bruce string steen. why that simple greeting got him in hot water with fans. chuck, what do you have? >> all the rain is gone. i have good news for the forecast. the details in a minute. >>> coming up in sports, an update on alex. virginia trying to keep their hopes alive, plus, problems in college park with the hokey's rock the terps. >>> a sign of the times. >> the fight to the finish. >> there's no place like the locker room. >> on the next "redskins showtime." >>> funerals are being held today for six of the 13 killed at ft. hood. among those being remem
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
this doesn't happen. >> on what authority in the united states constitution deals this congress the right to mandate that every citizen must be purchase a health care policy. there is no such constitutional authority. >> reporter: as lawmakers in the house debate, hundreds of protestors have gathered in the nation's capital to get their voices heard. [ boos ] >> reporter: the house is expected to vote on whether or not this version of the bill will move forward. in washingn, molly hinenburg, pox news. >>> the biggest sticking pointemains the government's public option. yesterday, mayor representative hoyer was hinting there could be a delay in the vote. eastbound if the house passes the bill it will face hurdles in the senate. >>> if things in fairfax county are any indication, children are getting good access to the swine flu vaccine. the clinic at a fairfax county government center was originally just supposed to be for children ages 4 to 9. but there was enough vaccine top it up to everyone between six months and 18 years old. pregnant women also received access to and by early afterno
Nov 1, 2009 9:00am EST
to the united states? and quite frankly afghanistan is important for our fight against terrorism as is pakistan. now, the legitimatesy of the afghan government is something for the people to determine. quite frankly, i think none of us would accept the type of election process they have in that country. >> but is there not that nexus between the legitimatesy and the cribblet of its democracy -- credibility in terms of it becoming a peaceful place? >> no question about it. there is a concern about whether the government can maintain the type of legitimatesy that's important to protect the rights of all citizens and to help us in our fight against terrorism. so we are concerned about the legitimatesy and the strength of the afghan government. quite frankly, mr. carsi has had a checkered past and i think that's of concern. but our concern is whether we can have an effective campaign against terrorism in afghanistan and pakistan to protect the interests of the united states. >> to health care. the senator expected to begin debate within two weeks on the bill crafted by the majority leader. how do y
Nov 7, 2009 10:00pm EST
a hundreds and hundreds of people behind them in the united states or that care about them and appreciatema what they do. every day, we're grateful for their service. >> reporter: the other headliners tonight, montgomery gentry and live anwomack, all the performers hoping to lift the spirit at 350 military bases and 170 countries. will? >> definitely boosting morale. thank you, roz plater. >>> the big story coverage far from over. at 10:30, we're taking you live from fort hood with an great -- update on the investigation and new insight into military stress. we have an entire section on the website dedicated to the story. the link, >>> new tonight on fox 5, a carbon monoxide emergency evacuating a local church sending several people to the hospital. the 911 call came in at 6:30 after someone got faint and dizzy at st. bernard's church in riverdale. when authorities arrived, several others complained of symptoms, too. a mother and two kids were taken to the hospital, roughly 10 other people on the scene were evaluated and everyone is expected to be okay. all signs are point
Nov 2, 2009 7:00am EST
to the united states. central government there is not -- having a central government in afghanistan is not going to feed al qaeda or stabilize pakistan which should be our two goals. >> you spent a lot of time in afghanistan on the ground. your resignation sent shock waves right up to the white house. you resigned in a very public manner. your letter read by readers of the "washington post." why did you choose to go about it this way and not to continue to work within the administration to affect change? >> i hit a point in my conscience where i felt it was senseless what was happening. our troops were fighting against people who were fighting us because we're occupying them. and like i said earlier, what we're doing there doesn't obtain any strategic values or goals for the united states. >> you jump right in on me because i'm paraphrasing and don't want to put words in your mouth, but suffice it to say that you think the u.s. is still fighting in afghanistan and looking at the situation there through the lens of 9/11. and you say the people we're fighting there, the insurgents, do not see it t
Nov 18, 2009 12:03am EST
. >> there was no talk of o.j. becoming. of the united states. how scary is that? >> patience. patience. he's studying law. >> sarah palin threw some punches at levi on "oprah" but levi hit back on "e.t. "let's look. >> the whole premise of levi ever having lived with bristol is false, and from there, though, i mean you take that foundational untruth and you can kind of measure all the other things that he's saying. >> you know, she's basically calling me a liar which is total [ bleep ]. i did for, you know, a few, a couple months, and then we split up, and that was it. >> well, i mean, you know, it's becoming he said/she said. >> right. >> if you read the "vanity fair" article i'm sure you read that with levi he says scathing things about her and she went after him and the interview with oprah, she talks about him as a porn star with the "playgirl" thing he's not doing full frontal. oh, my god, san francisco is creating a national day of mourning, because -- but anyway. who do you believe? who do you think is tell -- who is the bigger liar, let's say or the smaller liar? >> wow. i think it's just --
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